Country/territory: Spain

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4i, B1i, B1iii, B2, C1, C2, C6 (2011)
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Area: 56,900 ha

Protection status:

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2008 very high favourable low
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Site description
Plains to the north of Mérida, mainly covered by dehesas interspersed with dry grasslands and cereal crops. The main human activity is livestock-farming.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for breeding raptors and wintering Grus grus. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Falco naumanni (6-20 breeding pairs) and Otis tarda (10 resident pairs).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lácara-Morante. Downloaded from on 27/07/2021.